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Labor Department training funds will be used for computer science (access required)

Two Idaho universities and one community college will get a combined $1.8 million from the Idaho Department of Labor for special worker training grant programs. Boise State will get most of the funding, with $1 million going to its computer ...

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U of I names new president

A provost from the University of South Dakota has been tapped to become the University of Idaho’s new president. The Idaho State Board of Education announced Nov. 18 that Chuck Staben, provost and vice president of academic affairs at the ...

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Parkcenter Mall could become home to Boise charter school (access required)

Sage International School hopes to transform the nearly vacant Parkcenter Mall into its new campus. Sage International School Director of Operations Keith Donahue said the school has filed an application with Boise’s Planning and Zoning Commission seeking a conditional use permit ...

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Boise State, ITC considering grant in effort to double number of computer science grads (access required)

The Idaho Technology Council and Boise State University are gauging interest from the region’s technology community for a program that could increase the number of computer science graduates by adding more upper-level faculty. The Idaho Department of Labor is offering ...

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College of Idaho adding computer science major (access required)

The College of Idaho, a private, liberal arts college in Caldwell, will start offering a major in computer science this fall, potentially adding to the region’s technology workforce. Previously, C of I has offered computer science courses but not a full major.

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Five-story student housing project planned west of BSU (access required)

A California developer wants to build a new five-story, 130-unit apartment complex near Boise State University that would serve as student housing. The proposed Boise Heights project would be located next to another planned student housing project on Royal Boulevard ...

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